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Lola is a Slutty Name

Updated on January 23, 2015

Lola for President? No, probably not.

Lola is a name with the connotation of excessively seductive.   From theater, to music, to cartoons, Lola seems to be a bit slutty. So, why would I make a page on this topic? Do I have a problem with the name Lola? Has one Lola tainted me against all Lolas?

No. I have no problem with the name Lola. I kind of like it. I don't even know any Lolas. But I do think that Lola evokes the image of a vamp, and I am a little concerned with all the babies being named Lola. Why put that on a kid? I think Lola is more of a name to take on. If your personality is Lola, then use it as your nickname, stage name, pen name. If you NEED to name your kid Lola, make it a middle name - so if their personality is Lola they can use it - if not they can make it 'L'.

Do you really think there will be a President Lola? Secretary of State Lola? etc.

History of the Name Lola

So, What Does Lola Mean Anyway?

According to Parenthood.com Lola means "Strong Woman".

Other sources, like ThinkBabyNames.com state that Lola is a derivative of Doloros, meaning "sorrows" - from Maria de los Dolores (the Virgin Mary, or Mary of the Sorrows).

Related names are Louise, Charlotte, and Carol, Doloros, and Lolita (with only Lolita coming anywhere close to the seductive nature of Lola).

Lola in Music - The Top 3 Lola Songs

Quick...try to think of "Lola" in a song.

Not hard, huh? That's because it's probably been stuck in your head since you hit this page. Odds are it is one of these three songs:

1) Copacabana - "Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl"

2) Whatever Lola Wants - "Whatever Lola wants

Lola gets And little man, little Lola wants you"

3) Lola lo-lo-lo-lo Lola - "But Lola smiled and took me by the hand And said dear boy Im gonna make you a man" - (Even if Lola ends up being a man, he was a slutty man. And, why do you think he chose the name Lola?)

Lola Montez
Lola Montez

Lola Montez: Slutty Lola Pioneer

(February 17, 1821 - January 17, 1861)

Lola Montez was an Irish-born dancer and actress who became famous as an exotic dancer, courtesan and the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria.

Historian Michael Cannon says "In September 1855 she performed her erotic Spider Dance at the Theatre Royal in Melbourne, raising her skirts so high that the audience could see she wore no underclothing at all. Next day the Argus thundered that her performance was 'utterly subversive to all ideas of public morality'. Respectable families ceased to attend the theatre, which began to show heavy losses." (Melbourne After the Gold Rush, p.313-4).

Your Opinion of "Lola"

Is Lola a sexy and seductive name?

Yep it is.

Yep it is.

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    • anonymous 3 years ago

      It's the kind of name that is all the rage with insular (white) families in the U.S. right now - - those who are blissfully unaware that Lola definitely has "slutty"/low-class connotations in the Latin American countries where it comes from (pet name of Dolores). I guess it would be like if Bambi or Barbie became all the trendy rage in Latin America - - with the parents there unaware that Barbie was actually a bimbo, pet name of Barbara and not an actual, respectable given name.

    • anonymous 3 years ago

      I like that Lola is a controversial name. In Spanish I have seen it meaning both "strong woman" and "little woman" Can it be that it means "strong little woman"? I have a business and it is called Lola. I clean, organize, pet sit, plant care... on a sliding scale, and for trade/ barter. I might call it "Lola Gives" because this is really the true meaning of Lola to me. If she was a prostitute at one time then it was in the time of the sacred prostitute during the rein of the Goddess. The name evokes independence, strength, femininity, the sacred feminine, subversiveness, and nurturing.

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Lola - Laugh out loud always

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      Yes because my,name is Lola and I am sexy

    • AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      I like Lola.

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      yeeah

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      Hell yes!

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      You're an idiot!!! How about that?

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      I think Lola is a pretty name, not a slutty one. I love it. I'm ten weeks pregnant now and Lola is on my list of girl names. :)

    • anonymous 5 years ago

      My name is Lola, and I'm not a showgirl. LOL I was named after my mother's sister, who was a very sweet lady. I'm a wife, mother, and proud grammy! And I have always loved my name!!

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      Yes, it sounds slutty.

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      well i am a Lola so to me my name is perfect and i couldn't love it anymore. so anyone with doubt in my name please don't :]

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      IT'S a BEAUTIFUL NAME....I BET NOBODY THOUGHT A PERSON NAMED BARACK COULD BE PRESIDENT...AND WE KNOW HOW WHAT TURNED OUT..

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      wow! I nearly changed my mind,but am sooooo glad I read some the comments,they gave me back that lovely warm feeling I get from the name Lola that this horrible article just tried to take from me!

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Ok my name is lola, my mum named me lola. Obviously i think its a nice name, and yesh in some ncountries they refer it to A slut, but not all countries, autralians refer lola to louise, and nigerians refer it to wealth so depending on which orpigin you want the name Lola to come from is your choice. Because my name is Lola and it is my first name, this article is quite offense, when your saying your not really taking a side, but your being biast when your staing all the songs refer to a whore, when in actual fact you have chosen them songs for a reason, because they are your opinion, there is many songs in spanish and latin that are joyious about my name.

      There are many famous people as well that are called Lola and they are famous because there are a "slut". And yes there is films which the name Lola has been used on "flirtatious" woman, but don't you realise that they are used because the character is happy with their body and they are all beautiful, which Lola in a film have you seen been ugly? None.

      So I think the name Lola is pretty and people should name their baby girls Lola as in many countries, languages, films and songs, its is a happy name and meaning, and not slutty at all.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      aha my name is lollah cause im rich lol yeah but my name is lollah

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      PS to the Othar LolaT keep rawkin that moniker hon!

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      @Kab, Hi the REAL LolaT here... so many wannabee like that last one with the spelling impediment. Just goes to show...Everyone wants to be a little bit Lola. Lola's Rock the World N'est Pas?

    • kab 7 years ago from Upstate, NY

      lolaT, honey, you spelled ignorant wrong.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Lola is a amazingggggg name LOVE IT so muchh

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Not to mention, if it was such a slutty name why are people using it for pets? It's more of a cute name these days. I'd also like to say I think it's stupid people name their pets Lola.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      I named my daughter lola beacause of the meaning strong woman. i think as well these days no one is going to put them together anymore cos times have changed. Maybe Lola is a sexy n seductive name it doesnt mean that she is a slut or ever will be.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Lola a lovelyl name..from Lola's mom

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      My name is Lola, and I love it! It is a beautiful name! I get complimented on it all the time! The name Lola can be anything you make it, just like any other name, so leave my name alone and get a life! LOL

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      Pro Arte - Lola (Live in Bulgaria, 1973.)

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      When I think of Lola, I think of the book Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. I had to study it for my Psychology course. It's a very controversial story about a middle aged man who becomes obsessed with a really young girl. Her name was Dolores Haze. That book is the reason the name "Lolita" got associated to mean a sexually precocious young girl. Does it make all girls who are named Lola or Lolita slutty? No, I don't think so. But does Lola sound slutty? Yes, simply because of this famous book.

    • anonymous 7 years ago

      what sort of name is Kab? you need to sort your own name out... then focus on Lola!

    • anonymous 8 years ago

      Lola is the coolest name ever. How do I know that? Cause it has been my name for the past 52 years. I was named after my Great Grandmother, to whom was a Saint. I in my younger years no so much, but I was never a slutt. I have been sung to so many times, but it never gets old. I must say though men seem to like the name more than women so maybe thats why it is considered a sexy name. So ease up on the name your just jealous that your mom wasn't as creative as mine and didn't name you a cool name like LOLA....lol

    • Jimmie Lanley 8 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      Names have connotations. Yes, in American culture, at least, Lola does have those connotations.

      No, I would NOT name my daughter Lola.

    • anonymous 8 years ago

      LOLA IS A BEAUTIFUL NAME...CUTE AND SEXY AT THE SAME TIME..AND ITS REALLY NOT THAT POPULAR ..ITS #290 IN SS..FOR 2007... ID RATHER HAVE A LOLA THEN A MADISON OR SOFIA OR OLIVIA..OR MACKENZIE..YUK THOSE NAMES ARE SO OVERDONE AND USED UP...

    • anonymous 8 years ago

      Hi, as you say that sounds a bit strong, but I think due to some songs or films help people associate the name with slut or sexy girls. My name is Dolores and I´m called Dolo, Lola, Lolita (by my grandma and father) - these are the nicks for Dolores) and I´m not a "vamp" as you mention, really. I think, I agree with what the previous Lola said, people may associate that but the real connotation is what each person fills the name with, it depends on the personality, and I love it because I think it´s extremely strong, eventhough (or should I say "because" it comes from Our lady of Sorrows, which is the Virgin Mary crying for Jesus who is already crucified). Weird we started with Lola as a slut and ended up as a virgin... it´s generally the other way round, jajaja. Regards!...

    • anonymous 8 years ago

      I am a 33 year old female and my real name is Lola. I was named after my grandmother Dolores but my father decided to shorten it to Lola since people would be calling me that anyway.(I am half hispanic and half anglo) When I was a child I hated my name only because in the hispanic community, "Lola" rhymes with alot of words. "Cola" (which means butt in spanish)"Gorda" (which means fat in spanish)and "Bola" (which means ball in spanish). I did not start liking my name until I was in my 20's. Now, I love my name - not only because of the fact I was named after my grandmother, but also because there are so few "Lola"s out there. I do agree that the name Lola has a seductive sway to it, but once the name has been placed on the person, that person takes it into their own identity.

      So to say the my name personafies "slut" or "sexy" means you are not ready to have a child with a strong character and a firecracker personality. If you want a vanilla baby, stick with the basic names, and that's exactly what you'll get.

      That's just my opinion.

    • Tony Payne 9 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Lola like Lolita just conjures up the image of someone who is slutty. Unlike names like Ethel, Betsy, Imogen, Harriet, Gladys, Hilda etc...

      Not sure what it is, but yes it sounds slutty.

    • bookcat 9 years ago

      I wouldn't name my kid anything that could be associated with Lolita. And, I'm against names with really obvious song association, as it gets old.

    • kab 9 years ago from Upstate, NY

      I think this name has too much baggage to put on a child. It's a name you take on by choice if it fits.

    No, it's not.

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      • anonymous 3 years ago

        Im treated very well and people always say they like my name. I've never thought of it as sluttly or 'whore-like' per se, more cute and sexy, and I love my name:) weirdly enough, I was named after my polish grandmother who survived world war II, I don't think her parents on the shtetl were trying to make their daughter a whore... It's just a nice name!

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        Yes it is! I am not saying people with the name lola are sluts or anything but I do say the name lola makes me think of some old fashoned excotic dancer/whore. I have a citron cockatoo whoms name is lola and she is the biggest diva and oh does she flaunt herself!!! Iv come to the conclusion my bird is a whore she want love from any male in sight! The name lola is advertized as a slutty name. But I kind like it its cute fun and awesome! But every lola iv known is a little on the permiscuous side!

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        I named my daughter Lola for "laugh out loud always" can cause she's a princess.

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        It is not the least bit slutty, I'm a mother of 3 and grandmother of 3 and a high school teacher and besides you don't even know a Lola so just how can you judge us just by the name.

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        My name is Lola and I'm not the least bit slutty!!!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        No!!!! Hello? It's just an innocent name. You don't have to be so pessimistic!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola is a beautiful name- my youngest daughter is called Lola - all that are saying its slutty are obviously either a:- extremely uneducated, b-: feeling inferior to someone called Lola and trying to boost their own confidence by saying so, or c:- a total slut themselves and trying to pretend otherwise.....so grow up, shut up and judge an individual- not a name

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I disagree I love the name and I am prego and naming my lil one Lola after my grandmother

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        u stupid!!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        i love the name lola!!!!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I just adopted a really sweet dog named Lola. She already had the name and although I didn't choose it, it is starting to grow on me.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I have a sweet little dog that I adopted and her name is Lola. She was already named. I might have not picked that name myself, but is it growing on me now.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        How stupid!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        How ignorant! You are a different type of stupid. It is a name, how can a name define your personality? So thick.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        No. You're a special kind of stupid.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        No, it is cute and short, and sweet!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        juliet says that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. so no name is considered slutty . it's just a name and i like .

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        lola reminds me of a cute little girl just becuz of the nice sounds of the name. And i never though it's seductive .....

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        lol my name is lola and i like it

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        No! No way! My name is Lola and that is nothing like me. Other people are jelous because they don't have an exciting and different name like me and all the other Lola's out there!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I say Your slutty lola is so popular these days in music so no way is the name slutty

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        My name is Lola, a nickname.. but its true what u say that when ur personality is like that, it should be a nickname.. i have all of the qualities that requires to it :) And no, its not a slutty name, i also see myself as a strong woman who endures a lot of sorrows.. Xx

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola means strong woman. i am a strong independent woman and i wish my daughter to be the same

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola was my Grandma. She was sweet and funny and sarcastic, but I would never think of her as slutty!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        My name is Lola and I LOVE IT!!! Sure it use to be a prostatute name but not anymore! I love my name, always have and always will!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Hey my name is Paola ( pronounce Pah- ola like hola with Pah infront) and I go by Lola ppl tend to mess up and Lola is easier on the tongue. and I agree Lola is more for someone with personality that's eccentric and fun. So it fits my loud and outgoing ways but I'm far from slutty, it depends on the person. Take the name brittney , just because Britney spears acts stupid doesn't mean every britney is stupid or the name means stupid. Lola is more a nickname so you'll find more Dolores or charlottes or Paolas (like me) that go by Lola than that be the person official real names

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola means grandmother :)

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I don't give a damn...^^

        My name is AWESOME! <3

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        shut up, its a name for christ sake. so beacuse her name is Lola you ASSUME she is going to be an under-achiever. Get a grip and write about something real!!!!

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola is the most beautiful name its pretty and full of character, my grand daughter has this name, and I hope people are not so narrow minded as to associate it with anything nasty, every Lola is individual xxx

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        The name is lovely: sweet and girly. You sound like an idiot.

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        Lola is my daughter name and it is beautiful so all the people. That think lola is slutty they need to get on with ur own life and stop judging people

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        my name is lola and i have never thought of it like this i can see how you might see this but you cant brand every 'lola' all lolas are different, have a different personality, life and you cant judge a book by it cover...... you cant judge a person by their name

      • anonymous 5 years ago

        You need to find better things to do with your time. It's a stunning name!

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        your an idiot, Lola is a beautiful name. Slutty my ass.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        i think youre a moron.

      • Missmerfaery444 6 years ago

        I think you get tainted by your experience of people who have certain names! I think Lola is a really cute name - based on the fact that the only two Lola's I know are the adorable Lola from the Charlie and Lola books/cartoon, and someone's daughter named Lola who is equally adorable.

      • akumar46 lm 6 years ago

        No,I don't think so.Thanks.

      • DaveHiggsVis 6 years ago

        When I hear Lola, I think of Lola Luftnagel, Lily's alternate identity on Hannah Montana. Definitely not slutty.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        no but my name is lola and that is not true so whoever put this im afended and this aint true you made it up unless you know all the lolas in the world this isnt fair seen as you dont know not one lola oh and can you tell me whats wrong with the name lola for a baby i think its cute and one more thing i would understand this and not have to put this on here if atleast you put one goood thing about the name lola but you didnt ???? thankyouXXXXX :)

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Sexy and seductive is not "slutty" and the name Lola is very pretty it is my mothers name, noway is she slutty and how someone can say that a name makes up someones character, values or morals makes that person very narrow minded

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        My name is Lola, and I find the word slutty as offensive, it means sorrowful and most Lolas are sensitive it means strong and it's exotic, definitely NOT slutty thank you.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        My daughter's name is Lola and I love it. She is free spirited, independent, smart, strong willed and loving. Her name suits her and her personality.

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        There is no difference between saying "blondes are stupid" or " africans are ignorant" or " green eyeds are generous" or "all people named mary are religious" and saying " lolas are slutty". What kind of a generalization is this!!?? What is this prejudice discrimination?? Get a life!!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        I think the name Lola is cute for a girl and pretty for a woman, and why couldn't a Lola be president? I mean we have an Obama right now, and who ever thought that would happen? Whoever said that Lola is a slutty name should be ashamed of themselves, you are suggesting alot about many girls/women out there that you know nothing about.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        hi...my name is lola and im a 116 yr old female...and thanks for thinking im sluttty. ur wrong, kuz uhhh well lots off people name their animals lola, so that means everyone needs to lock up their pets at nigh kuz of how sluuty they are! if u dont your cat might go bange the neighbors ferit! WTF NO! lolas are fun and nice and out going and happy, in case u havent noticed the only lolas that are slutty are the ones that use it as their screen, or pen or stage name. and omg lolita is used for when we are younger...thats what we are called till we are grown. omg i cant even express how stupid and ignorent you sound.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Lola is a pretty name...how does it sound slutty? Just because some exotic dancer had the name in the 1800's doesn't make it bad. If we are honestly making judgements about names from people in the past...a lot of names would be bad. Take Elizabeth for example...Countess Elizabeth Bathory from the 1500's....she murdered young virgin women and bathed in their blood to make herself "stay young"....does that mean all Elizabeths are murders?

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        No its just a name u weirdo who made this page. Get a frigging life!

        Freak!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        my moms is pregnant and is havin a girl and wants to call it lola but evry 1 is callin it a slutty name :(

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        Lola is a very cute little girl's name. I think the old trend of it being a sexy and seductive name no longer applies to this generation. The songs about Lola are all old and outdated. Now I associate Lola with a cute little cartoon character and Kelly Ripa's beautiful daughter. Names change. In different generations they can even change from a boy's name to a girl's name. So why say that Lola is always going to be seen as a sexy and seductive name? It just no longer applies unless you are from an older generation. Get with the times!

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        We named our girl this and I love it. It does not come across as slutty to me but to each their own. This name was very popular in the late 1900's if you do some more research. I had great aunts with this name.

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        my name is LOLA!!:(

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        If a woman wants it to be so it will. My 1 1/2 year old daughter is named Lola and it suits her personality: a sillyheart and a kind, sweet girl. It's a meloldic name that is fun to say. Is it any wonder there are songs about it?

      • anonymous 7 years ago

        My 4 month old baby girl is named Lola, and I don't think she is going to be at all slutty; spoiled maybe but not slutty. It's horrible to stereotype someone by their name. Plus it is a very unusual name, not very many women are named Lola: that's why we picked it because of it's uniqueness.

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        My name is Lola, and i love my name, when ever i meet people they tell me how lovely my name is, and how much it suits me, and im not slutty in the slightest!! you cant stereotype anyone by there name, thats just ridiculous!! why would anyone want to hide there name!! its ur name, and u shouldnt have to change to suit it!

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        my name is lola and im not slutty so i dont think anyone should be judging people by there name. there is nothing wrong with the name Lola its a beautiful name and i think who ever thinks Lola is a slutty name is name racist

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        i really like the name lola and i think its mean to call someone a slut just by having that name. Thats really stupid, and whoever thinks that is a weird person.

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        I say it's a lovely name!! it's sexy in a good way yeh but it's also a nice name apart from that for sure. It's a cute name.

        So, I picked 'no, it's not' a slutty name). If it had said is it a sexy hot name I maybe would have chosen yes. Slut is a word that describes somebody who sleeps around very easily or a prostitute but I guess you mean sexy/hot really anyway. Lola is just hot but like I say, at the same time it's cute. You can imagine a cute little spanish girl (a kid) when you hear the name. So, I'm saying it's nice name all round, not just for sounding sexy

      • anonymous 8 years ago

        I try to take people for what they are, not stereotype them because of their name, physical traits, and so on.

      • anonymous 9 years ago

        Nowpp ii Dontt Think That Lola Is A Slutty Name... I Just Dont Think That Its Particulary Unsexual Like Ethel.. Which Is Just Plain Funny!

      • anonymous 9 years ago

        i actually really like the name lola my husband and i decided on it right away for our daughters name! I think it is in no way a "Sexy" or "seductive" name. a few people named lola just made the wrong choices that's all. They would have been the same people if their name would have been some thing else...

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      Lola Bunny

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      Lola Bunny can be seen in Space Jam.

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      Marlene Dietrich had a seductive role as Lola Lola, the risque nightclub entertainer, in Joseph Sternberg's Blue Angel, which at the time was scandalous.

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          anonymous 4 years ago

          MiMi Judging people by their name (something they had no choice in!) is extremely childish. The next time you brand someone by their name before actually getting to KNOW them, stop and think how much of an idiot you're being. And what exactly is your name? If it were Lola, I don't think you would be making this page at all. XXXXXXX

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          anonymous 5 years ago

          It's the name of a slut and a transvestite slut on two very well know popular songs. How do you think your baby Lola will be teased growing up?! By song??

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          Missmerfaery444 6 years ago

          I suppose I might once have associated Lola with a sexier type of name, but ever since my little girl got into Charlie and Lola I can only visualise Lola's as cute and sweet and adorable! Controversial but fun debate :)

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          Rhonda Albom 6 years ago from New Zealand

          Interesting debate. I think it is most interesting that the Lola's who responded to it are on both sides of the issue.

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          sorana lm 6 years ago

          Your lens did stir up a bit of controversy. Well, it's just another name with some ... interesting history. Nothing wrong with the name but, my first thought when I hear it is, frivolous. I suppose it's better than boring. However, I'm sure that the majority of Lolas are nice decent women.

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          akumar46 lm 6 years ago

          I think of other names but it also a good name.

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          Squidoo-Freak 7 years ago

          I probably wouldn't give the name Lola to my little girl - but I don't have a problem with the name as such. I think it could well have been brought back in to fashion my the very popular childrens books, Charlie and Lola, by Lauren Child

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          FlynntheCat1 7 years ago

          You don't mention Run, Lola Run! I liked that film :D

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          kab 7 years ago from Upstate, NY

          @anonymous: Things are as they are perceived. If everyone is saying it a slutty name, that is because they think it is. If everyone thinks a name is slutty, then the name IS slutty.

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          anonymous 7 years ago

          lola is not a slutty name !!! evry 1 is sayin it is it isn't your just beein ott about it !!

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          Guided Abundance 7 years ago from Mobile, AL

          A great read. You have an interesting mind. Highest marks!

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          HorseAndPony LM 7 years ago

          This is funny. Wow, lots of Lolas responded. I am in the not a name for a baby camp. I guess I grew up singing Lola songs and well you know how they go. Anyhow, love your line - How Lola Can You Go?

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          anonymous 8 years ago

          I am a 52 year woman named Lola. I was named after my Great Grandmother to whom was a Saint. I love my name, and always have. I am always getting the songs sung to me, I just laugh and go about my business. I always wished that my mother had named me Lola Marie cause I though that was a beautiful name. But she named me Lola Jan, to which her mother called me Jan because she didn't like the name Lola. Oh well, I never liked her much anyway...lol As far as it being a slutty name, I have know a lot of stuts named Molly, so it must not be in the name...Give your baby girl a hug from, and old Lola...Hugs

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          anonymous 8 years ago

          I have a 2 year old named Lola. At first, I was dead set against naming her Lola. I just did what EVERYONE above has done and catagorized my unborn child. However, every AM for 9 months my son Cooper would sit and eat his cornflakes watching Looney Toons. He would rub my belly and talk to his "sweet little Lola bunny baby sister". Needless to say the name grew on me and now we have Lola Marie. I will say I get super irritated when people say " Ohhhh, she is so cute, what is her name?" I say LOLA and then they start singing either Neil Diamond, or, they say, "ya know, whatever Lola wants Lola gets". My little princess is going to HATE me if she has to listen to that for the rest of her life! However, I have no regrets...heck, I am a Jennifer, BORING!

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          CleanerLife 8 years ago

          You're totally right about the songs, I had the Kinks and Copacabana alternating in my head :)

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          anonymous 8 years ago

          It's a brilliant idea for a lens. I like that it covers every conceivable aspect of Lola. I had no idea it was controversial. I've met very nice people named Lola. I read Lolita too, but didn't think to expand the connotations to everyone named Lola.

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          My baby daughter is called Lola-Mai and I think it is a beautiful name and lots of people have commented on this fact so its most definitely not slutty !

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          Piksychick 9 years ago

          Nobody does "Whatever Lola Wants..." better than Sarah Vaughn. Whenever I listen to that song I think seductress, not necessarily slut. To me, there is a difference.

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          Susan 9 years ago from Texas

          Umm. My grandmother was named Dolores and I was named (middle name) after her. And everyone called her Lola. I never knew there was anything at all slutty about the name until I was older. And why did they pick on that name? My grandmother was most definitely not slutty!!

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          LilMizMo 9 years ago

          I know a girl who has the name of Lola, she most certainly is not a slut. she is kind and warm hearted. It is not the name which which is slutty or otherwise bad, it is peoples minds and perceptions.

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          Tony Payne 9 years ago from Southampton, UK

          Good idea for a lens and nicely put together. 5 ***** from me.

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          - lovely analysis of the name Lola

          - add some info on the name "Lolita" for more evidence

          - typo on "University of Pennsylvania"

          - overall, nice site!

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          My name is Lola and I'm definitely NOT a slut!

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          My Name is Lola and I really like my name. its not a name that everyone has, it gives me personality and its not that slutty! Lola can be a good name for a kid.

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          My daughter was born on the 28th of March this year in Sydney and we named her Lola. We think it is a lyrical sounding name, with great feminine qualities and a little quirky. I laughed when I read the above because her wonderful Grandmother who is eccentric and deliciously feminine is called Lulu!

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          anonymous 9 years ago

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          anonymous 9 years ago

          Hated it as a child, hate it as an adult - but it sure sticks - once called Lola, try changing it and people simply laughed.

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          KCStargazer 10 years ago

          Choreographer Bob Fosse actually told the dancer playing Lola in the original Broadway production to dance "like a fat, spoiled little girl". It wasn't meant to be sexy but, since it was a svelte adult woman dancing, it came off that way. Funny!

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          ank 10 years ago

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          anonymous 10 years ago

          Didn't like the name Lola as a child, but as I grew older and sexier, it seems to fit. I wouldn't say Lola is a slutty name, I'd say it's a sexy name. From what I've read and seen above about the name Lola....there's nothing wrong with the name Lola. The name Lola is differentand sexy. I love it

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          anonymous 10 years ago

          There's a good band called The Lolas. I like 'em... Nice lens!

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          LisaHops 10 years ago

          Hey kab! I have a Squidoo lens - Celebrity Baby Names. I was surprised to find that Lola seems to be a popular name right now. Madonna, Kelly Ripa, Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards, and Chris Rock all have daughters named Lola.

          -- Lisa

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          dani1969 10 years ago

          I absolutley love the name Lola...it is my daughters name...it so cute and girly and I know when she grows up she will definitely appreciate..she wont have the same name as every other girl in hs...caitlyns..emilys..emmas...I just love the name Lola...